, 7) \ Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2013 http://archive.org/details/acorn1951unio __j!Mu — > s • To you ou"r parents we seniors humbly dedicate this 1951 edition of "THE ACORN". May it be symbolic of our love and appreciation for the countless things you have so sacrificially given to us. faculty, MR. LEONARD SCRONCE Appalachian Principal MRS. ELIZABETH D. RHYNE Appalachian English-French MR. HUGH HOYLE Appalachian Science -Math MRS. VIRGINIA S. HOUSER Lenoir -Rhyne Commercial -English MR. LEWIS HEAVNER Lenoir -Rhyne History-Math MR. M. S. HEAVNER Lenoir-Rhyne Bible -Eighth Grade MRS. IRENE S. SEAGLE MR. S. E. RICHBOURG MR. FITZHUGH KISER Lenoir-Rhyne Clemson Lenoir-Rhyne Eighth Grade Agriculture Seventh Grade faculty, MISS MYRTLE DAVIS Lenoir-Rhyne Sixth Grade MRS. LUCY KILLIAN Appalachian Fifth Grade MISS HELEN JONAS Appalachian Fourth Grade MRS. RACHEL SAIN Appalachian Third and Fourth Grade MRS. CARRIE H. MULLEN MRS. PAULINE H. SCRONCE Lenoir-Rhyne Lenoir-Rhyne Third Grade First and Second Grade MRS. FRANCES R. BANGLE Lenoir-Rhyne Second Grade MISS PAULINE MOSTELLER MRS. ELIZABETH MOSTELLER Appalachian Lenoir-Rhyne First Grade Music BILLY K1SER ytlaJcotJ BETH WARLICK m **J V.' £ Seniors FRANKIE BASS ''Such a whirlpool of fun and mischief in her head. " Glee Club 1,2, 3,4; Science Club 2, 3; Dram- atics Club 1,4; Dramatics Club President 4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Student Librarian 3,4; Glee Club Operetta 1; Softball 3,4. BOBBY CARSWELL "Experience is the fool's best teacher, the wise do not need it. " 4-H Club 1,2; Typing Club 3; Science Club Secretary 3; Key Club 4; Class President 4 Annual Staff 4; Bus driver 4; Junior Play Le cercle Francais 3,4; Most Handsome 4 Toast to Waitresses at Junior-Senior Banquet 3. I / EMILY JANE BOUNGER "Determination, self-confidence, and effort make dreams come true. " 4-H Club 1,2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 3,4; Dramatics Club 2; Le cercle Fran- cais 3,4; Typing Club 3; Junior Play; County Winner in Dairy Team Foods Contest 2; Waitress at Junior-Senior Banquet 2; Choir 1,2,3; Honor Roll 2, 3, 4; Perfect attendance 3; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Glee Club Oper- etta 1; Librarian's Club 4; Most Studious 4; Glee Club program Committee 4. RUTH CHAMPION '■Quiet, yet cheerful. " Glee Club 2, 3, 4; 4-H Club 1,2,3, 4; Dram- atics Club 3,4; Typing Club 4; Safety Ed- ucation 3; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Librarian 3; Waitress at Junior -Senior Banquet 2; Bible Club 2. HELEN BROWN "Pretty, charming, and awfully nice; the kind of girl you'd look at twice. " 4-H Club 1, 2, 3, 4; 4-H Club reporter 3; Choir 1, 2, 3; Honor Roll 1,2,3, 4; Reporter for Dramatics Club 3, Typing Club 3; Jun- ior Play; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Beta Club 3,4; Artist for "The Acorn" 4; Bible Club 2; Glee Club 1,2,3,4, Glee Club Operetta 1 ; World Peace Contest 1,2,3; World Peace Medal 3; Soil Conservation Medal 2; Class Reporter 2,4; Class Vice-President 3; Music Club 1,4; Bible Club President 2; Science Club President 2; Prettiest Senior. Clad 5 Jrijtory We, the class of 1951, are now completing twelve years of long hard work. It seemed confusing at first, but we finally caught on to the new customs and ideas. Our Freshmen year we were forty-two in number. The class officers that year were: President, Wayne Houser; Secretary and Treasurer, Carolyn Harmon; Reporter, Helen Brown. Also that year we were honored by having Carolyn Harmon Chosen as "Miss Union Hi". Several of our members played on the basketball teams. Forty enrolled as Sophomores. Eight of our girls were chosen waitresses for the Junior-Senior Banquet. Our officers for that year were: President, Ralph Thomas; Vice President, Wayne Houser; Sec- retary and Treasurer, Ann Lantz; Reporter, Helen Brown. In our Junior year we honored the Seniors with the annual Junior- Senior Banquet which centered around the Merry-Go-Round at the Circus. Twelve of the members were initiated into the Beta Club. Class officers were: President, Ralph Thomas; Vice President, Helen Brown; Secretary and Treasurer, Marie Sain; Reporter, Huitt Reep. In our Senior year we number Thirty-four. Class officers are: President, Bobby Carswell; Vice President, Wayne Houser; Secretary and Treasurer, Marie Sain; Reporter, Helen Brown. During the summer Billy Kiser and Beth Warlick were chosen as mascots. Before beginning the fall term our rings arrived. Also work on the annual had begun. Now we have reached our destination, Graduation' We have waited long and patiently for this hour, but now that it is actually here, we are grateful, but are reluctant to say farewell to our school, faculty, and to our classmates. Betty Wade Historian >enior3 HAROLD CONNER "Always jolly and quite carefree, Life may be dull, but never he . ' ' 4-H Club 1,2, 3,4; Typing Club 4; Farmers of America 1, 3,4. CAROLYN HARMON "Her pleasant smile and kindly ways, will live in our memories all our days. Class Secretary 1; Cheer Leader 1; Miss Union-Hi 1; Choir 1; 4-H Club 1; Glee Club 1; Glee Club Operetta 1; Music Club 1; World Peace Contest 1; Honor Roll 1,2,3, 4; Perfect Attendance 1,2, 3; Dramatics Club 2; Bible Club 2; Typing Club 3; Basketball 3,4; Basketball letter 3; Softball 3,4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Junior Play; Junior Marshal; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Beta Club 3,4; Business Manager of "The Acorn" 4; Monogram Club 4; Pianist at Junior-Senior Banquet 3; Beta Club President 4. HAZEL ELMORE "The quiet mind is richer than the crown. " 4-H Club 1,2, 3,4; Dramatics Club 3,4; Future Safety Education 3; Glee Club 2, 3,4; Typing Club 4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Bible Club 2. JEAN HEAVNER "Gleaming hair of red, Of her nice things are often asid. " Glee Club 2, 3, 4; 4-H Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Safety Education 3; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Dram- atics Club 3,4; Typing Club 4; Librarian 3; Waitress at Junior - Senior Banquet 2; Perfect Attendance 2; Bible Club 2; 4-H Club Secretary 4. BETH HELMS ''Talkative in speech, witty in ways, In our hearts she always stays. " 4-H Club 1,2; Glee Club 1,2; Typing Club 3; Glee Club Operetta 1; Science Club 2; Waitress at Junior-Senior Banquet 2; Dram- atics Club 3; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Beta Club 3,4; Chief Marshal 3; Honor Roll 1,2, 3,4; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Class Test- ator 4; Be st - all - round 4; Treasurer of Beta Club 4. ClaJJ Song, "IN UNION" By: Edith Sanford Tillotson Of school, and home, and nation We sing today with pride. We give them acclamation. We'll serve them, side by side. Our help they're daily needing. That help we'll now begin, Where one might miss succeeding, "In Union" all can win. Chorus : Let nothing ever alter The pledge that is our song. Where one alone might falter, "In Union" all are strong. Our fields of corn and cotton, Of grain, and new-mown hay, Are pictures unforgotten That in our hearts will stay. Though future tasks may call us Across the country's length, Wefll sing, what e'er befall us, "In Union" there is strength. To school, to home, and nation, We pledge both heart and hand, For truth and inspiration, These words forever stand. Their history we treasure, Their precepts are our pride, We'll serve them, in full measure, "In Union", side by side. Copyrighted in 1951 by D. Ward Milam We are indebted to Mr. D. Ward Milam for writ- ing the beautiful music for our school song. The class of 1951 is proud to have chosen it for their class song, and we greatly appreciate the interest Mr. Milam has had in us. \> I & eniord HAL HILL ''The time to be happy is to-day. Future Farmers of America 1,4; 4-H Club 1, 3,4; Science Club 1; Bible Club 2. WAYNE HOUSER "Never let studies interfere with school life. " Class President 1; Vice-President 2,4; Beta Club 3, 4; Key Club 3, 4; Secretary of Key Club 4; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Honor Roll 1,2,4; Perfect Attendance 1; 4-H Club 1, 2, 3,4; 4-H Club President 4; Glee Club 2, 3; Class Prophet 4; Bus Driver 3,4; Science Club 1,2; Typing Club 4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Basketball letter 4; Basketball 2,4; Editor of Trail Blazer 4. EULA KATE HOUSER ''I would not grow so fast because sweet flowers are slow, and weeds grow fast. " Glee Club 1,2,3,4; 4-H Club 1; Perfect Attendance 2; Bible Club 2; Science Club 2; Glee Club Operetta 1; Typing Club 3; Student Librarian 3; Dramatics Club 4. RALPH HUSS ''Tis the silent who live the longest and learn the most. " Future Farmers of America 1, 3,4; Typing Club 4; Bible Club 2; Safety Education 3. JOE KISER 'Always laughing, never sad, sometimes naughty, never bad. " F. F. A. 1 ; 4-H Club 1,2,3; Science Club 1; Le CercleFrancais 3,4; Typing Club 4; Beta Club 3,4; Key Club 3,4; Junior Play; Perfect Attendance 1,2, 3; Trail Blazer Staff 3, 4; Baseball 1,2,3, 4; Basketball 1,2,3, 4; Basketball Captain 2, 3,4; Basketball letter 1; Monogram Club 4; Best Athlete 4; Vice- President Beta Club 4. ClaJJ Prophecy, "For I looked into the future, far as human eye could see, saw a vision of the world and all the wonders to be. " One day, while taking a stroll down a mountain path, I saw a strange object lying before me. I picked it up and realized I had found a crystal ball. Wishing to learn the future of my classmates at Union, I sat down and gazed into it. The first vision I saw was the Editor of a large news- paper. I recognized it to be Ralph Thomas, while Beth Helms and Hazel Elmore were the talented reporters. Looking closely, I saw Bob Carswell departing for Washington to take up his duties as Senator, and Carolyn Harmon was leaving on the "Queen Mary" for England as Ambassador. The next vision I saw was a 'large art museum where Helen Brown was displaying her paintings. As this passed away, I saw Bill Watts, owner of the Duplan Mill, talking to his personnel manager, Harold Conne r . The scene quickly changed to Rose's Dime Store where Marie Sain was the efficient manager. The building adjoining it was a Beauty Salon in which I saw the owners, Earlene Self and Shasta Sisk. I next saw Huitt Reep standing in a corn field at the State College Farm, displaying his new Hybrid Corn; This time the scene changed to Africa. I saw a long safari making its way across the jungle. There were Huel Slaughter, Ralph Huss, and Tommy Royster on a big game hunt. Then I saw Bob Seagle and Hal Hill co-owners of the Union Garage and were successful new car dealers. The scene flashed to New York. I was looking at Bill Warlick pitch a no-hit game for the Giants. He was having trouble striking out Joe Kiser who was short-stop for the Brooklyn Dodgers. I saw a crowd gathered about a wrestling ring. Taking a quick look, I saw Harry Ritchie billed as "The Lincoln Marauder", versus Buddy Whitner, "The Curly-Haired Te rror . ' ' The scene shifted to Woman's College at Greensboro where Emily Bolinger and Ann Lantz were the Deans. Betty Wade, Ruby Scronce, Eula Kate Houser, and Frankie Bass were teachers at Union. I saw the interior of a beautiful office. Seated at a desk were Ruth Champion and Jean Heavner, the able secretaries. While I gazed into my ball, I saw a jet-plane making a crash-landing. I looked intently and saw the pilot, Glenn Reep walk away while his stew- ardesses Betty Leatherman and Prue Neal followed him. His co-pilot, Graham Richard, had a broken arm. I wondered if my future would be revealed. I gazed closely and saw a long ditch. Who was at the other end working industriously with a shovel? Why me, of course. Wayne Houser, Prophet & eniorj A fe TtR ^^HE PRUE NEAL &asMH| ^^^^^^B "Never idle, never still, V| ^A ^^^^1 always talking, always will. V^M Am Club Club ^B ^H H' 3,4; Science Club 2; Dramatics Club 2; Basketball letter 1, Basketball service bar 2; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Softball 3,4; Typing Club 3; Bible Club 2; Pe rfect Attendance 1; ANN LANTZ Glee Club Operetta 1 . BETTY LEATHERMAN "Bright as a dollar, a very good scholar. " "A friendly girl in every way, Choir 1,2, 3; 4-H Club 1,2, 3,4; 4-H Club who makes the most of every day. " Secretary 2, 3; 4-H Club Reporter 1 ; Honor Glee Club Operetta 1 ; Waitress at Junior- Roll 1,2,3,4; Perfect Attendance 3; Sec- ^^ Senior Banquet 2; Glee Club 2, 3,4; Choir retary of Dramatics Club 2; Program Chair- f "^^^^ 1, 2; County Winner in Dairy Team Contest man of Dramatics Club 2; Typing Club 3; Le •_ . aij^^^^m 1 ; 4-H Club 1 , 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2 ; Jun- ce rcle Francais 3,4; inior Play; I rail jflfc V^ * or Marshal; Dramatic s Club •;, 1 , ryping Blazer Staff 3,4; Beta Club 3,4; Ad Editor . ^P* [ club ^'< Bible Club 2; Cheerleader 1 of "The Acorn" 4; Bible Club 2; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club Operetta 1; World Peace Contest 1,2; World Peace Medal 2; American Legion Oratorical Medal 3; Class Secretary 2; Music Club 1,4; Waitress at J unior -Senior Banquet 2; Bible Club Reporter 2; Science Club 2; Best sport 4. HUITT REEP "The highest form of intellect is character. " F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4; 4-H Club 1,2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Class Reporter 3; Bus Driver 3,4; Seed Judging team 3; Livestock Judging team 3; Parlimentary Procedure team 3; Toast- master at Junior - Senior Banquet 3; Key Club 3, 4. GLENN REEP "Wise, with a wisdom all his own. " F.F.A. 1,4; F.F.A. Chapter Treasurer 4; 4-H Club 1; Typing Club 3; Bible Club 2; Basketball 3,4; Baseball 3,4; Perfect Attend- ance 2, 3; Basketball letter 3. UjdJt li/ill and Uedtament We, the Senior Class of 1951, being of sound minds and bodies and realizing that our stay at Union is fast drawing to a close, and taking stock of our personal abilities and be- longings do make, publish, and declare this our last will and testament. To the people of the community we leave our thanks for the support they have so gen- erously given us. To our parents, whose interest and concern have made our school days happier, we leave our love and appreciation, with the hope that our lives will be successful as they would have them. To Mr. Scronce, Mr s . Rhyne, anS the entire faculty we leave our thanks for the efforts and counsel, which had made our school career the success it had been. To the coming Seniors we leave our room and teachers, dignified airs, and the pri- vilege of being seniors. To the Juniors we leave our superior intelligence and dramatic abilities. To the Sophomores we leave our friendly personalities and interest in extra-curri- cular activities. To the Freshmen we leave our cheerful disposition and best wishes for their journey through high school. I, Frankie Bass, will my ability to whisper out loud in study hall to Bonnie Mae Pee- ler and Shirley Warlick, hoping they have as much to talk about as I did. I, Emily Bolinger, will all my seats to all my classes to anyone who wants them, hop- ing they learn more than I did. We, Helen Brown and Ann Lantz, do will our ability to talk, tell jokes, and eat Life Savers in fifth period Honor Study Hall to our kid sisters Doris Brown and Frances Lantz. I, Bob Carswell, to anyone who gets my bus, do will my ability to holler "Shut up" and "Move back, " with hopes that they listen to him better than they did to me. I, Ruth Champion, will my ability to go in and out the windows (o Ruth Hughes, hoping she doesn't get caught as I did. I, Harold Conner, will my ability to smoke between classes to anyone who can get by with it. I, Hazel Elmore, do hereby will my good times at Union High School to Marie Johnson. I, Carolyn Harmon, do hereby will and bequeath to my sister. Sue Jane, my seat at the front of the class so she will keep out of mischief. I, Jean Heavner, will my ability to play cowboy and get by with it to "Flop" Scronce. I, Beth Helms, do hereby will and bequeath to my sister, Sadie, my slow and almost sure movements. I, Hal Hill, do hereby will my ability to get caught smoking to Bobby Hallman, hoping he doesn't get caught as much as I did. I, Eula Kate Houser, will my front seat in English to Nell Crowder, hoping she will get along with Mrs. Rhyne as well as I have. I, Wayne Houser, do will and bequeath my quiet, reserved ways to Bobby Jones, and my undying love of French to anyone who doesn't like it. Seni eniord TOMMY ROYSTER 'Men of few words are the best men. Basketball 2, 3,4; F.F.A. 1,3,4; Bible Club 2; Baseball 4; Typing Club 4; Safety GRAHAM RICHARD Education 3; Perfect Attendance 4; HARRY RITCHIE "None but himself can be his parallel. " "A little nonsense now and then is relished F.F.A. 1,2,3,4; Typing Club 4; Bible by the wisest. " Club 2; F. F. A. Chapter reporter 4; Snap- 4-H Club 1, 2, 3,4; F.F.A. 1,2, 3,4; F. F. A. shot Editor oi "The Acorn" 4; Safety Edu- ^JHIMfl^^. Chapter Secretary 5; Dairy Judging Team cation 3. .%jSEl Ikv 3,4; Seed Judging Team 3,4; Baseball 2, 3,4; Bus Driver 4; Typing Club 3; Perfect Atten- dance 4. MARIE SAIN "Loyal hearted, strong of mind, A finer girl nowhere you'll find. " 4-H Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 1,2, 3, 4 Secretary and Treasurer 4; Beta Club 3,4 Typing Club 3; Le cercle Francais 3,4 Class Secretary and Treasurer 3,4; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Waitress at Junior-Senior Banquet; Junior Play, Choir 2; Friendliest 4; Honor Roll 1,2, 3, 4; Perfect Attendance 2, 3; Dramatics Club 4; Glee Club Oper- etta 1 . RUBY SCRONCE "She tries to do the best and succeeds very well. " 4-H Club 1,2,3; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Typing Club 4; Beta Club 3,4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Dramatics Club 2, 3,4; Honor Roll 1,2, 3,4; Trail Blazer Staff 3, 4; Glee Club Operetta 1; Choir 1,2; Bible Club 1; Per- fect Attendance 1,2; Dramatics Club Re- porter 4. J^aAt ZVill and Vedtament I, Ralph Huss, do hereby will my ability to skip Economics class to Bobby Hallman, hoping he doesn't have to get an excuse as I did. I, Joe Kiser, hereby will my ability to give the right answer when I didn't hear the question, to Jerry Houser. I, Betty Leatherman, will my back seat in every class to Peggy Leatherman and Emma Joe Warlick, hoping they get by with more than I have. I, Prue Neal, will my mischievous ways to Joe Warlick, hoping he has as much fun as I did. I, Glenn Reep, do hereby will my basketball suit to anyone who can make the goal as well as I. I, Huitt Reep, do hereby will my ability of not getting along with girls to Benny Yount hoping he has better luck than I do. I, Graham Richard, do hereby will my bashful ways around pretty girls to Bobby Hea- vner. I, Harry Ritchie, do hereby will my baseball bat to my brother, Frank, hoping he hits more home runs than I did. I, Tommy Royster, do hereby will my good education to Hugh Hallman, hoping he can get along with it better than I have. I, Marie Sain, will my ability to sleep on class to Billy Sain, hoping he gets to sleep more soundly than I did. «"■"■ I, Bobby Seagle, will my ability to misbehave in class to Edison Gilbert. I, Earlene Self, do hereby will and bequeath to Nell Crowder my Typewriter with the hope that they put a paper on it before she uses it. I, Huel Slaughter, will my ability to play the "gee-tar" to Veedis Jordan in hopes that she will make a greater success of it than I have. I, Shasta Sisk, do hereby will and bequeath my mischievous ways in class to Jacqueline Brooks, hoping she gets by better than I did, also my basketball suit to Peggy Carswell. I, Ruby Scronce, will my ability to pass shorthand notes to Veedis Jordan and Willie Kate Scronce, hoping they get by with it as I did. I, Ralph Thomas, do hereby will my love of physics and chemistry to anyone who wants a scientific mind. I, Betty Wade, do hereby will my chair in the study hall to Frank Ritchie, hoping that Mr. M. S. Heavner doesn't move him for not doing anything. I, Bill Warlick, will my ability to make passing grades without studying to Sam Canipe. I, Bill Watts, will my ability to get along with Mr. Lewis Heavner, to Bobby Jones. I, Buddy Whitener, will my ability to sleep on class to anyone who needs it. Testator Beth Helms Seniord BOBBY SEAGLE "Life doesn't seem to bother him. " 4-H Club 1 , 2, 3; F. F. A. 1 ; Typing Club 4; Basketball 2, 3,4; Baseball 3,4; Glee Club 1; Safety Education 3; Best Sport 4, SHASTA SISK ''Leave silence to the saints, I = "n but hum an . ' ' 4-H Club 1; Glee Club 1,2; Choir 1; Per- fect Attendance 1; Science Club 2; Dram- atics Club 2; Bible Club 2; Waitress at Junior-Senior Banquet 2; Softball 3,4; Junior Play; Le cercle Francais 3, 4; Typing Club 4; Honor Roll 3,4; Monogram Club 4; Most Athletic 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Basketball Letter 1; Basketball Service Bar 2; Basket- ball Queen 2; Maid of Honor at Valdese Tournament 3; Bus Driver 4; Co-Captain 4. HUEL SLAUGHTER "A cheerful, easy, open countenance. 4-H Club 2, 3; Safety Education 3; Glee Club 3,4; Class Poet 4. EARLENE SELF "A girl who loves and laughs must certainly do well. " 4-H Clubl; Glee Club 1,2; Glee Club Oper- etta 1; Choir 1; Science Club 2; Dramatics Club 2; Bible Club 2; Basketball 3,4; Basket- ball Letter 3; Junior Play; Trail Blazer Staff; Perfect Attendance 3; Honor Roll 2, 3,4; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Beta Club 3,4; Softball 3,4; Typing Club 4; Monogram Club 4. RALPH THOMAS "All that I know is that I know nothing. " Class President 2, 3; Bus Driver 3,4; Beta Club 3, 4; Key Club 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 3,4; Perfect Attendance 2; Science Club 2; Le cercle Francais 3,4; Junior Play; Secretary of Key Club 3; Typing Club 4; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Most Intellegent 4; Most Likely to Succeed 4; Statistician 4; Meritorous Bus Driving Award 3; Junior Marshal; Editor-in-Chief of "The Acorn. " i ClaJJ StatiJtlcJ Statistics of the Graduating Class of Union High School 'Way back in 1939 when most of us started to school we had very little idea of the out- come of the mental and physical training that the Union Hi would give us. Thus we graduate, and this is ourselves as we are: The outcome of our training will be expressed to you by our works in the future. Senior girls average height is 5 ft. 5 in. , with the shortest 4 ft. 11 in. , and tallest a towering 6 ft. , and corresponds with an average weight of 127 pounds with all feminine hum- anity based tenderly in bootees in sizes from a minature 4 1/2 to a 9! The Senior boys ' average height is 5 ft. 10 in. , with the shortest 5 ft. 1 in. , and the tallest a dizzy 6 ft. 1 in. , and our weight ranges from 125 to 185 lbs. on a solid foundation going from size 7 to an enlarged 11 shoe. Denominations run in order: Methodist, Lutheran, Baptist, and Reformed. As for Politics we believe in no certain party - - but the best and most able person. Those beautiful brown eyes take the majority, with gray, blue, green, and hazel follow- ing in order. Brown hair tops most of our noggins with blonde, black, and wonderful red hair capping the remaining craniums. I do hereby sincerely affix my signature to this official class document. Ralph Thomas ClaJJ Poem Our Work Has Just Bugun We have come to the end of twelve long years of lots of work and fun, But the main part of life still lies ahead -- Our work has just begun. Now we will strive to reach a greater goal, a greater goal by far. We will try to live by the Golden Rule, And we will hitch our aim to a star. We will Remember our leaders later on whenever our goal is won. We must remember at the present time -- Our work has just begun. In life we may lose some good chance, but there will still be more to gain. We will remember the saying we have heard "Comes sunshine after rain". There could be a scientist spring from our midst, maybe a famous one, And he will agree when I tell you -- Our work has just begun. Class Poet -- Huel Slaughter >eniorJ BETTY WADE ''True and sincere, loyal and kind. " 4-H Club 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 3, 4; Choir 2; Science Club 2; Dramatics Club 3,4; Honor Roll 2, 3,4; Annual Staff 4; Typing Club 3; Bible Club 2; Glee Club Operetta 2; Music Club 1; Winner in Music Club Contest 1; Perfect Attendance 1; Class Hi s tor ian . BILL WARLICK "The Highest Wisdom is congenial Cheer- fulness. " 4-H Club 1, 2, 3; F. F. A. 1,2; Dairy Judging Team 2; Key Club 3, 4; President of Key Club 4; Beta Club 3,4; Science Club 1; Basketball 2, 3,4; Baseball 1,2, 3,4; Bus Driver 3,4; Trail Blazer Staff 3,4; Sports Editor of Annual 4; Best All Around 4; Le cercle Fran- cais 3,4; Typing Club 4; Perfect Attendance 3; Monogram Club 4; Basketball Letter 2. BILL WATTS "Though you were dying, he would make you laugh. ' ' F. F. A. 1; 4-H Club 1,2, 3,4; Basketball 1,2, 3; Baseball 1,2,3,4; Le cercle Francais 3, 4; Typing Club 4. BUDDY WHITENER "Happy am I; from care I'm free. " 4-H Club 1,2, 3, 4; F.F.A. 1,2, 3, 4; Beef Judging Team 3,4; Bus Driver 4; Vice Pres- ident of F.F.A. 4; Safety Education 3; Most Popular 4. a u Best- All -Around BETH HELMS BILL WARLICK Most Studious EMILY JANE BOLINGER R SUPERLATIVES T Best Sport ANN LANTZ BOBBY SEAGLE I V £ Most Popular BUDDY WHITENER u '• ■ I 4 i 11 ■■St.-' III j Best Looking HELEN BROWN BOBBY CARSWELL Best Athletes JOE KISER SHASTA SISK R I UPERLATIVES Most Friendly MARIE SAIN V Most Likely to Succeed Most Intelligent RALPH THOMAS ZJke ClaJJ Of 1951 Cla33 Officer J WEB&NKMRm&zSSsi. Wndercladdmen junior ClaJJ ■ %- IttLJ A J 1 ^N* HARRY BANGLE NANCY BIGGERSTAFF JACQUELINE BROOKS SAM CANIPE JIMMY CARPENTER NELL CROWDER EDISON GILBERT MARY GILBERT HUGH HALLMAN ANN HAUSS BOBBY HEAVNER JOHN HILL EVELYN HOOVER junior ClaJJ MARVIN HOOVER PAUL HOUSER DAVID HUSS HELEN JOHNSON BOBBY JONES VEEDIS JORDAN DAVID REEP JOAN SAIN WILLIE KATE SCRONCE LIBBY SIGMON FAYE WARD BE fTY WISE Sophomore Cla33 ROBERT AUTON ROBERT jdASS JACK BEAM CAROLYN CANIPE PEGGY CARSWELL JAMSIE LEE CODY IRENE GILBERT JEAN GILBERT JIMMY GILBERT BUD GRIGG JIM GRIGG JIMMY HEAVNER JOE HEAVNER EDWARD HELMS CARROLL HOLYE ETHEL HOUSER Soon ophomore Lla33 a JERRY HOUSER RUTH HUGHES MARIE JOHNSON PEGGY LEATHERMAN LEWIS LEATHERMAN WANDA LEATHERMAN BONNIE MAE PEELER SUE RICHARD DEAN REEP JANE ROYSTER BONNIE SAIN BILL SCRONCE VIRGINIA WHITENER MADGE WARLICK EMMA JO WA.RLICK SHIRLEY WARLICK BENNY YOUNT Credit rednman ClaAA HARRILENE ALLEN SHIRLEY AUTON DEAN CARPENTER HELEN CLARK WALTER CLARK BILL DELLINGER FRANKIE ELLIS JOYCE GILBERT MADELINE GILBERT JERALD HALLMAN CHARLES HARKEY SUE JANE HARMON BOBBIE J. HARTSOE SARAH HEAVNER JOYE HILTON JACK HOOVER BOBBY JO HOYLE SUE HOYLE FRANCES LANTZ CARL LEATHERMAN IDA LEDFORD JIMMY LEDFORD CLIFTON LINK 3reAn redhman Lla33 a MICKIE MITCHUM FRANKIE MORGAN CLYDE PEELER BERTHA PLESS JOAN REEP LOUISE REEP FRANK RITCHIE BILL SAIN MARY CAROLYN SAIN NEIL SAIN BETTY JANE SCRONCE CECIL SCRONCE CHARLES SCRONCE DONALD SCRONCE MARY SUE SCRONCE ROY LEE SCRONCE CAROLYN SMITH JOHN SMITH DAVID TAYLOR JOE WARLICK MARTHA WARLICK MARTHA WHITENER RONALD WISE - V2* te Xinderg,radeA £ig,hth Qrade FIRS! ROW: Ted Harkey, Guy Beam, Harold Richard, Hurley Rudisill, Clifton Scronce, Eleanor Whitener, Johnnie Ann Seagle, Rosie Tessener, Gladys Rudisill, Louise Johnson, Lottie Scronce, Shirley Sain, Bar- bara Sue Peeler. SECOND ROW: Shelvy Carswell, Rachel Sain, Jean Warlick, Martha Nell Jarrett, Shirley Hartsoe, Mary Ellen Anthony, Doris Brown, Dorothy Abernathy, Ruby Gilbert, Margaret Ledford, Shirley Faye Smith, Mrs. Seagle, Mr. M. S. Heavenr. THIRD ROW: J. B. Gilbert, Jonny Arthur s, Paul El- more, Jimmy Heavner, Howard Auten, Ambrose Canipe, Dean Stroupe, Bobby Scronce, Doris Duckworth, Sue Rusisill, Barbara Jean Sain, Hazeline Houser, Shirley Carpenter, Shirley Houser. FOURTH ROW: Lester Canipe, Ralph Gilbert, Max Connor, Ted Wood, David Sain, Ted Sain, Gene Reep, Bobby Sain, Marlene Scronce, Sadie Helms, Av Neil Carpenter, Emma Laura Carpenter. FIRST ROW: Lucile Scronce, Phyllis Wise, Gerald Green, Gene Sain, Joe Scronce, Buster Hartsoe, Helen Scronce, Azalea Anthony, Martina Ingle, Betty Massagee, Ralph Warlick. SECOND ROW: Claude Ray Cody, Dean Heavner, Ruby Heavner, Betty Johnson, Christine Gilbert, Charles- Whisnant , Kenneth Ritchie, Yvonne Peeler, Alma Jordan, Peggy Yount, F. W. Riser. THIRD ROW: Joan Hartsoe, Billie Jean El- more, Kathryn Whisnant, Glenn Scronce, Eugene Wood, Harold Sain, Johnnie Bollinger. ABSENT: Ray Slaughter, Donald Reep, Helen Williams, Betty Leigh, Gene Waters. Seventh Qrade Sixth Qradi FIRST ROW: Ruby Waters, f. C. Scronce, Hazel Sc ronce , Starlene Logan, Dorothy He lm s, Barbara Har- key, James Lutz, Johnny Lantz. SECOND ROW: Leon Wood, Dean Ward, Herman Hoyle, David Cook, Bobby Scronce, Johnny Barrett, Frances Dellinger, Betty Sue Lutz, Nancy Coon. THIRD ROW: Roger Richard, David Smith, Dean Sain, Bobby Elmore, Robert Anthony, Dale Craig, Allene Lyncy, Cecilia Wise, Miss David, Teacher. FOURTH ROW: Ann Hoover, Margaret Gilbert, Vivian Sain, Sue Ledford, Mary Sue Thomas, Myrhn Hoover, Jerry Hooper, T. M. Carpenter, Dotty Sisk. FIRST ROW: Shirley Faye Hoyle, Shelby (Peggy) Riser, Roger Warlick, Carolyn Scronce, Hattie Hubbard, Judy Helms, Geraldine Scronce, Gloria Dean Cody, Phyllis Bollinger, Fred Smith, Faye Scronce, SECOND ROW: Nancy Gilbert, Betty Abernethy, Betty Jo Mull, Frances Canipe, Clara Beam, Barbara Carpenter, Edward Heavner, Sammie Sain, Allen Lynch, Bobby Taylor, Jack Sain, Earlene Sain, Mrs. Killian. BACK ROW: Karol Dean Haynes, Wayne Sigmon, Wayne Gilbert, Peggy Johnson, Anne Leigh, Jimmie Angle, Bobby Williams, Tommy Snider, Mary Sue Seagle. ABSENT: Leonard Dellinger, Aleta Canipe, C. F. Ingle, Charlie Poteat. 9ifth Qrade 1IIII1IIII lflllllIIIIIHIIIIII' f lf|i| % ^^mi^^imm Jourth Qrade f\ «*s i"% ?% FIRST ROW: Troy Scronce, Mary Smith, Billy Rudisill, Ted Hartsoe, Roy Craig, Janice Mosteller, Odis Scronce, Larry Sain, Ralph Warlick, Wanda Richard, J. E. Shull. SECOND ROW: Clarance Stroupe, Faye Mull, Jancie Logan, Robert Whitener, Gene Houser, Margaret Leatherman, Alice Mosteller, Nell Propst, Nelson Jordan, Max Green, Kenneth Rudisell. THIRD ROW: Harold Scronce, Harvey Thomas, Carl Wilson, Edwin Whitener, Judy Rudisell, Mary Rudisell, Linda Sue Scronce, Mills Green, Ruth Hoover, Miss Jonas. FIRST ROW: Peggy Scronce, Jimmy Warlick, Larry Blackburn, Bobby Abernathy, Jane Propst, Nellie Sue Elmore, Linda Gilbert, Joyce Dellinger, Eugene Sain, Jerry Bryant, SECOND ROW: Harold Bevens, Gary Bollinger, Brenda Carswell, Carol Heavner, Carolyn Greene, Steve Carpenter, Frances Gilbert, Jimmie Elmore, Joan Weaver, Richard Biggerstaff, Ted Goins. THIRD ROW: B. E. Gilbert, Linda Sue Duck- worth, Teddy Elmore, Paul Carpenter, Max Beam, Katherine Dellinger, Shirley Conner, Dean Towery. HIDUIIIIIllIllIlllIIIIIIIllllllliliiiiiii ;-} ^ * ® * ID Unird and Jourtn Unlrd Qrade FIRST ROW: Faye Warlick, Madgalene Helms, Elizabeth Hoover, Barry Sain, Maxine Johnson, Brenda Sain, J. R. Haynes, Nancy Sain, Richard Slaughter. SECOND ROW: Billy Sisk, James Carpenter, Dean Hoyle, Franklin Schronce, Jane Killian, Larry Leonard, Jerry Rudisill, Carolyn Leigh, James Wise. THIRD ROW: Wayne Rudisell, Peggy Ingle, Jean Wyant, Dorothy Whisnant, Mary Alice Mull, Raymond Slaughter, Joan Stroup, Willie Faye Helms, Mrs. Mullen. FIRST ROW: Hollis v Miller, Zakie Warlick, Jimmy Wilson, Robert Ingle, Floyd Peeler, Ray Elmore, Sally Haynes, Mary Warlick, Dorothy Beam, Ned Johnson, Bobby Aderholdt. SECOND ROW: Nancy Barrett, Larry Toder, Ted Cody, Tony Gilbert, Judy Gilbert, Judy Seagle, David Warlick, Terry Whitener, Linda Scronce, Judy Scronce, Carolyn Scronce, Jimmy Scronce, Christine Hale. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Bangle, Cyrus Anthony, Carol Scronce , Mary Whisnant, Helen McCallister, Keith Sain, Tommy Hoover, Tommy Rhyne, Jerry Thomas, Larry Gilbert, Charles Wood. ^SUIU!!!!^ -. • Second \ r j yraae -It ■J?*®*! <-^h 9ir3t ana Second FIRST ROW: Pauline Scronce, Teacher, Brenda Carpenter, Max Abernathy, Joyce Childers, Reba Elmore, Charles Anthony, Patsy Lee Aderholdt, Daphine Craig. SECOND ROW: Hazel Smith, John Ingle, Elizabeth Williams, Larry Canipe, Dorothy Mae Helms, MikeyKiser. THIRD ROW: Randy Sc ronce, Jer ry Mosteller , Linda Powell, Ralph, Johnson, Richard Bivens. FOURTH ROW: Thames Lutz, Shirley Johnson, Dannie Carpenter, Billy Helms, Brenda Leatherman, Alfred Canipe. FIFTH ROW: Charles McCallister, Ray Helms . FIRST ROW: Pauline Mosteller, Teacher, Billy Riser, Mary Helms, Sandra Hartsoe, Kenneth Heavner, Judy Smith, Beth Warlick, Gene Mosteller. SECOND ROW: Rodney Scronce, Reba Mahalay, Brenda Jean Leigh, Johnny Rhyne, Janice Whitener, Donald Newton, David Mosteller, Betty Houck. THIRD ROW: Brenda Helms, Gene Scronce, Dean Rudisill, Margaret Yount, Paula Yount, Clara Gilbert. FOURTH ROW: Otha Lynch, Larry Heavner, Frances Rudisill, Jerry Wyant, Ray Gilbert, Janet Weaver. FIFTH ROW: James Helms, John Hale, Maxine Propst, Jimmie Wilson, Geraldine McCallister, Bobby Bivins. 9lrAt Qrade c4thletic3 and cActivitieA Qirld (Basketball FIRST ROW: Joan Sain, Bonnie Mae Peeler, Evelyn Hoover, Shasta Sisk, Prue Neal, Peggy Carswell. SECOND ROW: Faye Ward, Nancy Biggerstaff, Peggy Leatherman, Wanda Leatherman, Carolyn Harmon, Earlene Self, Coach Mrs. Bill Houser. THIRD ROW: Sue Hoyle, Ann Hauss. a$oy,A Jjadketbau FIRST ROW: Sam Canipe, Bill Warlick, Joe Kiser, Huitt Reep, Wayne Houser. SECOND ROW: Bill Dellinger, Bobby Seagle, Coach Mr. Lewis Heavner, Neal Sain, Glenn Reep, Tommy Royster . Softball FIRST ROW: Carolyn Harmon, Earlene Self, Shasta Sisk, Prue Neal, Nancy Biggerstaff, Ann Hauss, Marie Sain. SECOND ROW: Helen Brown, Ann Lantz., Virginia Whitener, Evelyn Hoover, Beth Helms, Frankie Bass, Peggy Cars- well, Sue Richard, Mrs, Houser. <Ea5eball yJVII FIRST ROW: Harry Bangle, Sam Canipe, Huitt Reep, Benny Yount, Joe Kiser, Bill Warlick, Frank Ritchie, Jimmy Heavner, Harry Ritchie, Mr. Lewis Heav- ner, David Huss, Ralph Thomas, Bobby Seagle. to t^ascus- m-t^t/~ cAnnual Staff SEATEDrBobby Carswell, Ralph Thomas , Carolyn Harmon, Betty Wade. STANDING: Mrs. Rhyne, Bill Warlick, Graham Richard, Ann Lantz, Helen Brown. Key Club Bill Warlick, Huitt Reep, Joe Kiser, Bobby Carswell, Ralph Thomas, Jerry Houser, Marvin Hoover, David Huss, Paul Houser, Dean Reep, Wayne Houser, Jimmy Heavner, Jimmy Car- penter, Benny Yount. (Beta Club FIRST ROW: Mrs. Houser, Nell Crowder, Helen Brown, Ann Lantz, Betty Wise, Ruby Scronce, Jacqueline Brooks. SECOND ROW: Faye Ward, Carolyn Harmon, Earlene Self, Joan Sain, Nancy Biggerstaff. THIRD ROW: Emily Jane Bolinger, Evelyn Hoover, Bill Warlick, David Huss, Jimmy Carpenter. FOUR- TH ROW: Marie Sain, Wayne Houser, Beth Helms, Ralph Thomas. FIFTH ROW: Joe Kiser, Paul Houser. The Union High School Beta Club was formed in the fall of 1937. It is a leadership - service organization, and its purpose is the promotion of honesty, service, and leadership. Membership is based on: good mentality and char- acter; creditable achievement, and commendable attitude. Students must meet these requirements to enter. The Union Beta Club publishes monthly the school paper, ''The Trail Blazer, " with each member doing his part well. East year, the Beta Club had as its project the completion of the First- Aid room. To raise money for this, refreshments were sold at basketball games, and a womanless wedding was given. This year's Beta Club is made up of twenty-two members. Ten of these are new members and were inducted into the Beta Club in a very impressive candlelight service given at assembly period. The Beta Club officers for 1950-1951 are: President, Carolyn Harmon; Vice President, Joe Kiser; Secretary, Ann Lantz; Treasurer, Beth Helms; Reporter; Helen Brown. The Union High School Beta Club will always strive to be of service to our school and community. Qs^^^^O Vy,pi3t3 tmmmmm FIRST ROW: Jearn Heavner, Ruby Scronce, Hazel Elmore, Ruth Champion, Betty Wise, Libby Sigmon. SECOND ROW: Shasta Sisk, Earlene Self, John Hill, Hugh Hallman, Nancy Biggerstaff, Helen Johnson. THIRD ROW: Harold Conner, Ralph Huss, Paul Houser, Raiph Thomas, Faye Ward. FOURTH ROW: David Huss, Tommy Royster, Bobby Seagle, Jimmy Carpenter, Sam Canipe, Ann Hauss. FIFTH ROW: Marvin Hoover, Wayne Houser, Joe Kiser, Graham Richard, Harry Bangle, Bill Warlick. J£ib. rary, Club Evelyn Hoover. FIRST ROW: Joan Sain, Nancy Biggerstaff, Faye Ward. SECOND ROW: Emily Jane Bolinger, Helen Brown, Virginia Whitener, Peggy Carswell. junior 4J4 Club JUNIOR 4-H OFFICERS President .Joan Hartsoe Vice-President Billie Jean Elmore Secretary Kenneth Ritchie Song Leader Gene Waters Sponsor Miss Helen Jonas THE NATIONAL 4-H CLUB CREED I believe in 4-H Club work for the opportunity it will give me to become a useful citizen. I believe in the training of my HEAD for the power it will give me to think, to plan, and to reason. I believe in the training of my HEART for the nobleness it will give me to become kind, sympathetic, and true. I believe in the training of my HANDS for the dignity it will give me to be helpful, useful, and skillful. I believe in the training of my HEALTH for the strength it will give me to enjoy life, to resist disease, and to work efficiently. I believe in my country, my state, and my community, and in my responsibility for their development. In all these things I believe, and I am willing to dedicate my efforts to their fulfillment. Senior 4Jv Club SENIOR 4-H OFFICERS President Wayne Houser Vice-President Harry Ritchie Secretary Jean Heavner Song Leader Faye Ward Sponsor „ . Mrs. Elizabeth Rhyne THE CLUB PLEDGE I Pledge: My Head to clearer thinking; My Heart to greater loyalty; My Hands to larger service; and My Health to better living for My club, my Community, and my Country. The Club Motto: "To Make the Best Better. k«f ief^fkm Qlee Club ii »• w 2s * « |! : :; ■.---...>'.-.. teillirritir FIRST ROW: Martha Whitener, Virginia Whitener, Jean Gilbert, Gladys Rudisell, Rosie Tessner, Ruby Gilbert, Joan Reep, Harr-ilene Allen, Joyce Gilbert, Louise Reep, Doris Duckworth, Shirley Sain, Lottie Scronce, Mickie Mitchem. SECOND ROW: Bertha Pless, Margaret Ledford, Bobby Hartsoe, Mary Sue Scronce, Shirley Houser, Dorothy Abernathy, Louise Johnson, Madge Warlick. THIRD ROW: Doris Brown, Bonnie Peeler, Shelvy Carswell, Av Neal Carpenter, Carolyn Smith. FOURTH ROW: Jamisie Lee Cody, Sue Richard, Bobby Jo Hoyle, Emma Jo Warlick, Helen Clark. FIFTH ROW: Jane Royster, Bonnie Sain, David Taylor, Huitt Reep, Bill Sain, Frank Ritchie. FIRST ROW:" Joyce Gilbert, Shirley Auton, Bobby Joe Hoyle, Helen Clark, Frankie Jean Ellis, Joan Reep, Carolyn Smith. SECOND ROW: Harrilene Allen, Joyce Hilton, Madelene Gilbert, Mary Sue Scronce, Marie Johnson, Bertha Pless, Betty Jean Scronce. THIRD ROW: Peggy Leatherman, Jane Royster, Shirley War- lick, Bonnie Sain, Joe Warlick, Sue Jane Harmon, Sarah Frances Heavner, Frances Lantz. FOURTH ROW: Martha Warlick, Sue Hoyle, Madge Warlick, Wanda Leatherman, Bonnie Mae Peeler, Ida Ledford, Martha Whitener, Mickie Mitchem. (Bible Club ^Dramatic J Club FIRST ROW: Faye Ward, Nell Crowder, Ruth Champion, Ruby Scronce, Frankie Bass, Eula Kate Houser, Jacqueline Brooks. SECOND ROW: Willie Kate Scronce, Hazel Elmore, Jean Heavner, Evelyn Hoover, Betty Leathe rman . THIRD ROW: Marie Sain, Veedis Jordan, Mary Gilbert, Betty Wade, Prue Neal, Mrs. E. C. Rhyne. FRONT ROW, Left to Right: Jacquelene Brooks, Nell Crowder, Ruth Champion, Ruth Hughes, Frankie Bass, Ruby Scronce, Virginia Whitener, Sue Richard, Mrs. Rhyne. SECOND ROW: Carolyn Harmon, Jean Heavner, Hazel Elmore, Ann Lantz, Jamsie Lee Cody, Jean Gilbert. THIRD ROW: Emily Jane Bol- inger, Evelyn Hoover, Beth Helms, Carolyn Canipe, Veedis Jordan. FOURTH ROW: Marie Sain, Shasta Sisk, Earlene Self, Willie Kate Sc ronce , Mary Gilbert, Bobby Heavne r, Hugh Hallraan. FIFTH ROW: Bill Warlick, Wayne Houser, Joe Kiser, Ralph Thomas, Bobby Carswell. French Cluh Cafeteria COOKS MRS. M. H. GOINS MRS. B. M. BOUNCER MRS. HUGH HUSS MATTIE CLEMMONS lt ,- *i-«€ ,-i ^m|«K^ >|i itff SuJ abriverd Wayne Houser, Bill Warlick, Bobby Carswell. STANDING Shasta Sisk, Harry Ritchie, Buddy Whitener, Huitt Reep. Paul Houser, Ralph Thomas, FIRST ROW: Graham Richard, Donald Scronce, John Smith, Bill Scronce, Frank Ritchie, Ronald Wise, Hal Hill, Tommy Roy ster, Ralph Huss, BudGrigg. SECOND ROW: Clyde Peeler, Neil Saine, Buddy Whitener, Bill Dellinger, Huitt Reep, Joe Heavner, Sonny Scronce, Edward Helms, Robert Bass, Jim Grigg. THIRD ROW: Benny Yount, Jerry Houser, Jim Gilbert, Bobby Heavner, Joe Warlick, Dean Reep, Jim Heavner. FOURTH ROW: Lewis Leatherman, Bob Auton, David Taylor, Harold Conner, Hugh Hallman, Harry Ritchie, Bill Sain. " *-/• s-/»C7T» 4 * 3. 3. cA. c4ctivitie3 ■?''k Jrowardd Creek faculty, MRS. PAULINE YODER Lenoir Rhyne Seventh Grade MRS. SUE LYNCH Appalachian Third and Fourth Grade MRS. JOSEPHINE CHILDERS Appalachian Sixth Grade MRS. BETTY Y. HUSS Lenoir Rhyne Second and Third Grade MRS. LULA L. JETTON Appalachian Fourth and Fifth Grade MRS. EDNA McNEELY Appalachian First Grade Seventh Qrade FIRST ROW: Joyce Rudisill, Geneva Morgan, Hazel Lee Ingle, Bertha Peeler, Margaret Reep, Peggy Tay- lor, Shirley Morgan. SECOND ROW: Jo Ann Arthurs, Jack Champion, Johnny Hughes, Harold Martin, Kenneth Angle, Forney Sain. THIRD ROW: Grace Houser, Roy Houser, Grover Pless, Bobby Dean Wise, John Gilbert, Dean Morgan, Effie Jean Lowe, Pauline H. Yoder (teacher). FIRST ROW: Frankie Sue Beam, Minnie Cooke, Rebecca Armstrong, Juanita Hartsoe, Carolyn Wise, Wilma Canipe, Elizabeth Smith, Shirlene Johnson, Jo Ann Holloway, Mrs. Josephine Childers (teacher). SECOND ROW: Linda Royster, Charles Spivey, J. T. Tessner, Johnny Houser,' Franklin Armstrong, Charles Chil- ders, Gary Carter, Bobby Dean Elmore, , Shirley Willis. THIRD ROW: Carolyn Houser, Ray Champion, Odell Angle, J. L. Dellinger, James Nichalson, Claude Morgan, Richard Houser, Kenneth Gilmore, Wayne Grigg, P e ggy Jean Elmore. Sixth Qradi Qradi FIRST ROW: Yates Reep, Evelyn Martin, Mary Louise Sain, Ruth Willis, Gerold Scronce. SECOND ROW: Charlie Pless, Franklin Bridges, M. D. Morgan, Harold Canipe, Jack Huss. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Lula Jetton (teacher), Jack Dellinger, J. D. Ellis, Martha Leatheriran, Louise Haynes. FIRST ROW: Louise Houser, Clarice Smith, Joyce Ledford, Julia Heavner, Jane Heavner, Kay Smith, Joan Fisher, Peggy Ann Gales. SECOND ROW: Mozelle Farmer, Bobby Rudisill, Paul Chelders, Billy Reep, Billy Hughes, Tommy Smith, Billy Elmore, Jerry Fay Peeler, Edna Shultz. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Lula Jetton (teacher), Glenn Morgan, Jerry Gilbert, Roy Shultz, Edward Mutz, Harold Bridges, Robert Houser, Sue Chelders Lynch. Jourtft Qrade Unird Qradi FIRST ROW: Brenda Gilbert, Christine Mutz, Barbara Withers, Clafton Tessner, Kay Davis, Linda Hall- man. SECOND ROW: Glenn Willis, Mary Lee Taylor, Nancy Morgan, Rosa Nell Armstrong, Mary Haynes, Clyde Ingle. THIRD ROW: Ralph Grigg, Mitchell Reep, Jerry Canipe, Danny Houser, Jerry Huss. FOURTH ROW: Betty Y. Huss (teacher), Robert Houser, J. D. Houser, Henry Houser, Kenneth Johnson, Sue Childers Lynch. P"IRST ROW: Brenda Houser, Jane Hughes, Brenda Champion, Earlene Avery, Faye Mitchell, Sue Jane Bridges. SECOND ROW: Shirley Houser, Jimmy Dean Johnson, Phillip Hoover, Gene Houser, Buddy Smith, Clement Hahn. THIRD ROW: Paul Lineberger, Danny Kanipe, Vance Johnson, Jimmy Leatherman, Larry Wise, Gilbert Davis, Phyllis Willis. FOURTH ROW: Mrs. Betty Huss (teacher), Howard Fisher, Holly Dean Lowe. Second Qrade lint Qrade FIRST ROW: Rachel Hahn, Evelyn Fisher, Ilease Houser, Margaret Houser, Kay Haynes, Sybil Peeler. SECOND ROW: Larry Morgan, Nancy Ann Peeler, Fay Reep, Peggy Ann Hoover, Judy Grigg, Bernice Houser, Bobby Royster. THIRD ROW: Darrell HoUber, Danny Ingle, Joe Billy Heavner, Dwight Schultz, Carroll Dean Auton, Danny Cody, Loyd Houser, Edna W. McNeely (teacher). FIRST ROW: Carolyn Wise, Geneva Morgan, Rebecca Armstrong, Peggy Gales, Jane Heavner, Julia Heav- ner, Kay Smith, Clarice Smith, Edna Shultz, Minnie Cook. SECOND ROW: Frankie Sue Beam, Juanita Hartsoe, Shirlene Johnson, Jo Ann Fisher, Libby Smith, Jo Ann Arthurs, Bertha Peeler, Joyce Rudisill, Peggy Taylor, Shirley Morgan, Margaret Reep, Peggy Jean Elmore, THIRD ROW: Wilma Canipe, Carolyn Houser, Jo Ann Holloway, Linda Royster, Shirley Willis, Hazel Lee Ingle, Louise Haynes, Paul Childers, Jack Huss, Charles Childers, Jack Champion. FOURTH ROW: Louise Sain, J. D. Ellis, M. D. Morgan, Billy Reep, Jerry Schronce, Jack Dellinger, John Gilbert, Yates Reep, Dean Morgan, Bobby Dean Wise, Forney Sain, Kenneth Angle. Teacher Sponsor's, Mrs. Josephine J. Childers, Pauline H. Yoder. 4M Club cAdvertiAing, t# Jim*" svl+^Al/ %U^' Compliments of A FRIEND Vale Compliments of W. C. 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Leonhardt Phone 24 Phone 692 Lincolnton North Carolina CHERRYVILLE Compliments of ICE & FUEL CO. LINCOLNTON SPORT SHOP Phone 32 31 Cherryville North Carolina Compliments of CHERRY MOTORS FARMERS UNION Phone 2791 SUPPLY COMPANY Cherryville North Carolina Cherryville North Carolina Compliments of J. L. SAIN Delicious Apples Vale North Carolina Compliments of B.G.LEATHERMAN Apples Vale North Carolina R. K. LAIL Electrical Wiring Supplies -Fixtures Phone 1064 Compliments of HELMS MERCANTILE CO. Route one Lincolnton North Carolina Compliments of ERNEST WISE -Dealer- Statesville Feeds CONNER FURNITURE COMPANY Phone 550 Lincolnton North Carolina WILLIS MOTOR CO. Used Cars Bought and Sold East Main Street Opposite City Hall MOSE SAIN Cabinet and Body Builders Route one Lincolnton North Carolina Compliments of LINCOLN TRACTOR CO. Phone 4 Compliments of MARY'S BEAUTY SHOP Lincolnton North Carolina THE ECONOMY DRUG STORE We fill any doctor's prescription Phone 88 Lincolnton North Carolina ROBINSON'S "Exclusive but not expensive" Phone 336 Lincolnton North Carolina Autographs y ' .- y .